Ways to prevent sexual assault on college campuses
Download the to guide college and university administrators through the process of developing and implementing a campus climate survey on campus sexual assault. In addition to the documents listed above, the Administrator Information Packet includes: OVW’s Technical Assistance Program offers grantees evidence-based models and promising practices to meet the challenges of preventing domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking on campus. The majority of rape and sexual assault victims reported being victimized by someone they knew. The 2016 BJS study also found that in the 2014-2015 academic year, an average of 6.4% of college women across the nine participating schools reported being victims of intimate partner violence.
Being a victim of dating violence and intimate partner violence is related to a host of detrimental health and social functioning outcomes, such as academic failure, depression or anxiety, and alcohol and drug abuse.
OVW's Student Action Packet is designed to help students navigate the complexities of conducting a campus climate survey on sexual assault at their own college or university.
The items in the Packet give students resources to help them effectively engage with their college or university's administration. “Prevalence and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization — National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, United States, 2011.” Kilpatrick, D.
“Reporting sexual victimization to the police and others: Results from a national-level study of college women.” Coker, A.
Evaluation of Green Dot: An active bystander intervention to reduce sexual violence on college campuses.